Houston Cougars (8-5)

Houston, Texas

Association: NCAA (8-5 record in association)

Association Subdivision: FBS (7-5 record in association subdivision)

Conference: American Athletic Conference (5-3 record in conference)

Competitive Rank (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #51 (0.385)

Schedule Strength (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #38 (0.845)

Point Margin Rank (Rating): Football Bowl Subdivision #34 (0.224)


Scheduled Results
DATE OPPONENT OPP* RESULT GAME RATING
Aug 30, 2013 Southern U.
(NCAA FCS #25)
9-3 W 62-13 +0.509
Sep 7, 2013 @ Temple
(NCAA FBS #114)
2-9 W 22-13 +0.781
Sep 21, 2013 Rice
(NCAA FBS #34)
10-3 W 31-26 +0.786
Sep 28, 2013 @ Texas-San Antonio
(NCAA FBS #56)
7-4 W 59-28 +0.814
Oct 12, 2013 Memphis
(NCAA FBS #104)
3-8 W 25-15 +0.818
Oct 19, 2013 BYU
(NCAA FBS #39)
7-5 L 47-46 -0.160
Oct 26, 2013 @ Rutgers
(NCAA FBS #84)
6-6 W 49-14 +0.795
Oct 31, 2013 South Florida
(NCAA FBS #107)
2-9 W 35-23 +0.860
Nov 9, 2013 @ UCF 11-1 L 19-14 -0.182
Nov 16, 2013 @ Louisville
(NCAA FBS #16)
11-1 L 20-13 -0.245
Nov 23, 2013 Cincinnati
(NCAA FBS #65)
8-4 L 24-17 -0.315
Nov 29, 2013 SMU
(NCAA FBS #90)
5-6 W 34-0 +0.762
Jan 4, 2014 Vanderbilt
(NCAA FBS #30)
@ Birmingham AL
8-4 L 41-24 -0.217
*minus head-to-head play

Strength Scale
Conference Rankings
American Competitive Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
8UCF12-10.713
16Louisville12-10.619
51Houston8-50.385
65Cincinnati9-40.325
84Rutgers6-70.191
90SMU5-70.124
104Memphis3-9-0.008
106Connecticut3-9-0.031
107South Florida2-10-0.051
114Temple2-10-0.131

American Schedule Strengths
RKPROGRAMOPP*RATING
30South Florida86-550.875
38Houston89-630.845
68UCF75-730.792
69Memphis77-630.791
81Connecticut77-660.748
82Rutgers74-750.746
99Temple73-670.718
106SMU66-720.680
108Louisville69-800.666
123Cincinnati55-920.526
*record minus head-to-head play

American Point Margin Rankings
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
5Louisville12-10.411
24UCF12-10.268
34Houston8-50.224
47Cincinnati9-40.203
82Rutgers6-70.075
90Memphis3-90.052
98SMU5-70.025
103Temple2-10-0.009
106Connecticut3-9-0.021
116South Florida2-10-0.079

State Rankings
State of Texas CFB Competitive Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Baylor11-20.668
2Texas A&M9-40.567
3Texas8-50.474
4Rice10-40.464
5North Texas9-40.426

State of Texas CFB Schedule Strengths
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOPP RECORD*RATING
1Texas A&M104-540.965
2Texas86-650.895
3Baylor88-610.879
4Houston89-630.845
5TCU84-570.843
*minus head-to-head play

State of Texas CFB Point Margin Rankings
Top 5
RKPROGRAMOVERALLRATING
1Baylor11-20.419
2North Texas9-40.301
3Houston8-50.224
4Texas A&M9-40.224
5Texas8-50.219
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